Archives: Services

Tick Removal Service in Sydney

If you, your children or pet has been bitten and affected by a tick you have every reason to worry.
You may not realise that the very small ticks sometimes called “grass ticks”  are in fact juvenile Australian Paralysis Ticks.
These ticks will rapidly grow to adult size at which point they’re at their most dangerous and will then lay up to tens of thousands of eggs before they die.
 
EMK Termite & Pest Control are experts in tick removal and prevention contact us today for more information.

Bird Control & Prevention

Bird pests not only expose your business to health and sanitation risks, and property damages. These pests can also ruin your business’ good reputation.

Keep your customers, workplace and supplies, and business property safe from pest birds! Book an appointment with our team to find the right solution to your bird pest problems and bird pest prevention.

Bed Bugs – what a nightmare.

You can sleep easy knowing that EMK Termite & Pest Control are on the case for bed bug removal in Sydney. These guys can cause swelling and skin irritation, and many suffer allergic reactions – plus, they feed on our blood when we are sleeping.

They can be found nestled within mattresses, bed bases, crevices – even behind pictures on the wall.

For an unbeatable quote & service contact the team at EMK Termite & Pest control today.

Fleas and Mites– what risk do they pose and how do I identify an infestation?

An infestation in your home, garden or workplace is never a pleasant experience – we provide the information necessary to identify the creatures lurking around your home, and offer up our services to rid your space of these uninvited guests.

Fleas and Mites– what risk do they pose and how do I identify an infestation?

Fleas do not bite humans – rather, they will gnaw away on your household pets, making their lives miserable. As blood sucking parasites, they seek out a blood meal to provide protein for egg production.

These guys will multiply at an astonishing rate and their life cycle is made up of four stages (egg, larva, pupa and imago/adult) – it is therefore crucial that you put in effective flea control measures, so as to break the cycle.

Successful flea control depends on a number of factors – total eradication is difficult, and we would therefore encourage you to bring in a professional service to remove these pests from your home or workplace.

Mites – are they dangerous? How do I get rid of these pests?

Mites are another pest that are bothersome to your pets – they tend to be localized in the ears, meaning that your cat or dog will scratch or shake their head as a sign of an infestation.

Another species is the dust mite. As members of the spider family, they tend to inhabit soft furnishings and feed on human and animal skin flakes. They are a common cause of allergic reactions and can cause significant discomfort to those who suffer from allergy induced asthma.

If you are to reduce the risk posed by dust mites, it is important to have your mattress looked at – after all, they offer the ideal environment for these creatures to thrive.

Bed Bugs – what a nightmare.

You can sleep easy knowing that EMK Termite & Pest Control are on the case for bed bug removal in Sydney. These guys can cause swelling and skin irritation, and many suffer allergic reactions – plus, they feed on our blood when we are sleeping.

They can be found nestled within mattresses, bed bases, crevices – even behind pictures on the wall.

Services We Provide

Velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium.

Lorem Ipsum has been the ndustry standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.

Icon

General Plumbing

These cases are perfectly all simple easy to distinguish or free hour prevents.
Icon

Drainage Services

These cases are perfectly all simple easy to distinguish or free hour prevents.

Frequently Asked Questions

Velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium.
Velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium.
Velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium.
Velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium.

Ant Removal Service throughout Sydney

Do you have a parade of ants marching through your home?
Are you concerned you might have termites in your building?
Get your ant problem under control with EMK Termite & Pest Control available throughout the Sydney area.

We are an established and certified pest control service which can get rid of any variety of ants from your Sydney home.

Why are there ants in my home?

There are many reasons why you might have an infestation of ants in your home or business, below is a list of the most common types of ants we are called into manage. We remove all types of ants by locating, treating and dismantling the nest.

Argentine Ant: This is an introduced species of ant native to South America. A small brown ant that follows food trails long distances with a preference for sweet things. Argentine ants are likely to be the ones trailing across your kitchen bench.

Black House Ant: Black, shiny, and slightly larger than the Argentine ant, as the name suggests this native species thrives in houses and can often be found around the kitchen or in the garbage.

Fire Ant: This is a stinging ant and as the name suggests, a sting from a fire ant produces a painful sensation similar to being burned. These ants are a coppery brown and tend to be found in the garden. A fire ant nest is a distinctive mound nest which can be up to 40cm in height.

Garden Ant: A large, shiny black ant found in gardens across Sydney. This ant produces no sting and tends to follow trails around sweet food.

Odorous House Ant: This is another type of small brown or black ant which likes to cohabit with humans. This ant like sugary foods as well as pet food. It is easy to identify this ant as it produces a coconut smell when crushed.

White Ant (Termite): A homeowner’s nightmare, these are small white ants which feed off dead plant matter and can cause serious structural damage to your home. The presence of termites is often concealed as they feed from inside the wood but tell-tale signs of white ants include shelter tubes (light brown, narrow tubes around 10mm in width) across walls and foundations, subterranean tunnels in soil, earthen packing on foundation walls and in some cases a noises made by the soldier ants tapping on wood. If you see or suspect you have termites contact us immediately.

Rat and Mice Removal & Control Sydney

Smell a rat?

Suspect mice?

Eradicate rodents from your Sydney home with EMK Termite & Pest Control rat and mouse control services.

Rats and mice have plagued human habitation since antiquity. Wherever in the world you find established human communities, you will also find rat and mice populations. Responsible for everything from reduced harvests to the Black Death which killed between 30 and 60% of Europe’s total population, rodents are among the most damaging pests you can find in a household. In most cases, the occasional trap or well-trained household cat will keep your rodent population to a minimum, however if rodent numbers do swell out of control, professional removal services are the best solution.

Why are there rodents in my house?

Don’t worry, if you are seeing rats and mice in your home it doesn’t mean it’s dirty; wherever there are established human dwellings there are rodents. Factors like weather and a lack of predators in an area can also cause populations to swell out of control. Rat and mice populations are attracted to human habitations because they provide a reliable source of food and shelter.

In Sydney, there are three common kinds of household rodents; the ground rat, the climbing rat and the house or field mouse. All of these rodents are introduced species and can wreak havoc in your home or business if left unchecked.

What do they do?

Rodents are one of the main culprits when it comes to circulating vector borne diseases. Many bacterial and viral diseases can be spread by either the insects (such as fleas) which live on the rodent, or the faeces and urine of animal itself. Rats and mice also tend to gnaw and cause damage to many common household fixtures and items including upholstery, wood, paper, wires, cables and of course food.

How do I control rat and mice populations?

When rodent populations get out of control its best to call in the professionals. Our certified rat and mice removal services are available throughout Sydney. Our removal service is a safe, efficient way to eradicate rodents from your home or business with minimal disruption to its occupants.

After our rat and mice removal service has been performed, you can keep rodent populations under control by taking appropriate measures such as adopting good hygiene practices, occasionally using traps and baits (ensure these are kept away from children and pets), or even getting a cat or dog.

Spider Removal Service Sydney

Got a house full of creepy crawlies? EMK Termite & Pest Control will fix your spider problem.

There is something about spiders which many people find unsettling; whether it’s the erratic way they move, their strange appearance or their prominence in so many gothic books and movies, spiders have never been the most popular house guest.

At EMK Termite & Pest Control our professional pest removalists take care of both venomous and nonvenomous spider infestations.

Why do I have spiders in my home?

In short, because your home is dry, quiet, and full of bugs. Many species of spider like to build their web in quiet, dark places where there aren’t too many draughts and they won’t be disturbed; most buildings fir all of these criteria. Perhaps most crucially, spiders go where there is abundant prey, and the average home accommodates thousands of bugs and insects. Wherever there are people there are insects, and wherever there are insects there are bound to be spiders.

Are they dangerous?

Some spiders are venomous, and indeed, Australia is home to some of the most poisonous spiders in the world. Sydney is home to several types of venomous spiders including the white tail, red back, and black house spider varieties and almost every building in and around the city will have at least one of these dwelling somewhere but if you find yourself encountering them repeatedly, you probably have an infestation.

The majority of household spiders are not poisonous and in fact help keep bug populations in check. Indeed, even most venomous spiders are unlikely to bite unless provoked (i.e. if you stick your hand into their web or step on them) and don’t need to be removed unless they are appearing in large numbers.

How can I get rid of them?

Generally speaking, pesticides are only a short term solution for spiders and are only a useful solution if you have an infestation or are seriously concerned about the short term welfare of your children and pets. Our professional pest removalists are fully certified and will safely and efficiently kill spiders in your household or business but inevitably, some spiders will return.

How do I keep them away?

Regular housekeeping is the best way to keep arachnids at bay. Things like regular sweeping and dusting to remove cobwebs will keep the population to a minimum. In addition to this, performing regular garden maintenance such as pruning vegetation, caulking openings, as well as keeping wood stacks and any debris away from your home will also reduce the number of spiders entering.

Cockroach Removal Service in Sydney

One of the most common household pests encountered in Sydney, cockroaches are widely despised for their swift movements, sheer stealth and ability to spread disease. Plus, they’re remarkably tough – they have been known to survive for up to a month without food, and can stay active on very limited resources. Creepy.

How do I recognise a cockroach infestation?

These pesky creatures are nocturnal, and usually become active after dark: they tend to hide in small crevices or gaps, and are incredibly adaptable when it comes to their environment.

They are also attracted to food, and will eat anything, from paper and packaging, to fabrics and animal matter. As nocturnal creatures, they will usually head out on the hunt for food after dark, making it even harder for you to identify an infestation.

If you cannot spot cockroaches themselves, here are a few things to look out for:

  • Droppings: they leave a dust of black droppings 1mm wide
  • Smear marks: these will appear on wall to floor junctions or horizontal surfaces, particularly if there is an abundance of water.
  • Shed skin: they shed their skin around five to eight times
  • Damage to items (even books or leather)
  • An unusual, musty odour

How do I recognise a cockroach infestation?

Well, yes. They’re responsible for the transmission of human disease (such as salmonella), as they live and breed in areas in which food is prepared – it is therefore crucial that your home or workplace is free from cockroach infestation, as they are renowned for spreading disease. Cockroaches have been known to cause allergic reactions, dysentery and asthma in some.

Termite Pest Removal Service & Inspections throughout Sydney

You can choose to eliminate termites by using over-the-counter chemicals and bug sprays, but the effect will only be temporary. The best way to permanently eradicate termite infestation is by hiring pest control experts to eliminate any termite infestation and prevent infestations from coming back.

Every termite has its role in the colony, from the king and queen through to soldiers and workers. There is a strong interdependence between these roles to help the colony survive. Worker termites are the engine room of the colony, and are the only ones that can digest timber. They feed the other termites by regurgitating the wood in liquid form.

They tend to be about 3 to 4mm long, wingless, and soft and creamy in colour. Soldiers are a fair bit larger, with pinchers for attacking and orange heads. These are the ones that rush out when the nest has been breached, guarding the nest while workers take care of the repairs.

EMK Termite & Pest Control are experts in termite inspections & termite removal all over Sydney so contact us today for an unbetable quote & service.

CALL 0402 343 590